Laing Art Gallery Wedding Guide

Tips on how to plan your wedding day

Laing Art Gallery wedding photograph by Laurence Sweeney Photography

As a guide we suggest that the venue can be used in the following ways:

We will also work with you to create your bespoke wedding package. 

Full day wedding 

Wedding Ceremony in the Collection Display Gallery, drinks reception in the  Collection Display Gallery and Rotunda followed by your wedding breakfast and evening reception in Café Laing for up to 80 guests.  

Mix and match

If you want to mix and match, we can suggest a way to celebrate your special day across two of our unique venues, contact us for more information.

Laing Art Gallery: 

Wedding Ceremony in the Collection Display Gallery followed by a drinks reception in the Collection Display Gallery and Rotunda for up to 120 guests. 

Venue change

Great North Museum: Hancock: 

Wedding breakfast and evening reception in the Living Planet Gallery for up 80 guests or in the Exhibition Space for up to 240 guests. 

Ceremony and drinks reception

Wedding ceremony in the Collection Display Gallery followed by a drinks reception in the Collection Display Gallery and Rotunda for up to 120 guests. 

Evening only 

Wedding breakfast and evening reception in Café Laing for up to 80 guests.  

Contact us

To find out more about hiring the Laing Art Gallery for an event please contact us on:

Telephone: (0191) 277 2303 or email: VenueHire@twmuseums.org.uk and state that you're interested in hiring a space at the Laing Art Gallery.

Your event enquiry will go directly to our catering and events concession Totally Delicious. 


Wedding photograph by Laurence Sweeney Photography. Mens suits from Moss Bros